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Cries of London / Two bunches a penny

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0315.1.2

  • Title (object)

    • Two bunches a penny

    Title (series)

    • Cries of London
  • Description

    Flower sellers, a young woman and two small children, hold baskets and bunches of primroses on the street. 1793
    Hand-coloured stipple

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1793
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 416 millimetres
    • Width: 327 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with cry, "Two bunches a penny primroses, two bunches a penny" and "first plate of the Cries of London" in English and French, and "Painted by F. Wheatley R.A./ Engraved by L Schiavonetti/ London Pubd as the Act Directs July 2. by Colnaghi & Co N. 132 Pall Mall. / 1793"
  • Bibliography

    • Webster 1970 E97.iii bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Marx Pennant 1 2)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0315.1.2

Flower sellers, a young woman and two small children, hold baskets and bunches of primroses on the street.  1793  Hand-coloured stipple

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Flower sellers, a young woman and two small children, hold baskets and bunches of primroses on the street. 1793 Hand-coloured stipple

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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